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Arrest

EDMONTON - Police said Paul Derksen, 50, has been charged with kidnapping and sexual assault.  Police said he wasn't impersonating a peace officer because he was a peace officer.   (CTV)    MORE:   Photo radar operator charged 

 

Sexual harassment allegations

OTTAWA - The House chief human resources officer Pierre Parent is conducting an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against rookie Liberal MP Darshan Kang, 66.  (Hill Times)     MORE:   MP accursed    Darshan Kang

  

Drug dealer accused 

OTTAWA -  The accused serial rapist - Phillip Wilson, 33, - is on trial for 45 criminal charges. Most of his alleged victims were unconscious and have no memory of the sex attacks.  (Ottawa Citizen)     

 

Klown pleads guilty

SYDNEY - Dale Rancourt, also known as Klutzy t. Klown, has pleaded guilty to sexual assault involving a girl under the age of 16.  (Halifax Chronicle Herald)   MORE:   Klutzy pleads guilty

 

20 years

THUNDER BAY - Donald Milani, 69, was convicted of a number of charges in Nov, including breaking and entering and committing sexual assault.  (CBC)   MORE:   20 years sentence 

  

Cabbie remains unlicensed

HALIFAX - The cab driver acquitted of sexual assault no longer has a city taxi licence and is facing a backlash from many sources.  After the not guilty verdict rendered by Judge Gregory Lenehan, Bassam Al-Rawi's name has been shared all over social media with warnings to potential passengers. (Halifax Chronicle Herald)  MORE:   Transcript of Judge's ruling   Anger grows   Crown appeals acquittal  Judge ignored circumstantial evidence 

  

Free man

TORONTO - Selva Kumar Subbiah has finished his 24-year sentence for drugging and sexually assaulting dozens of women in the Toronto area in the late 1980s until caught in 1991.   (Sun Media)   MORE:  Serial rapist to be deported 

   

Arrest

TORONTO - The man accused of sexually assaulting a woman while posing as a Bell employee has been arrested.  Ibrahim Khalil, 44, was taken into custody and charged with sexual assault.   (Toronto Star) 

  

Lawyer charged

TORONTO - Police have arrested a lawyer in a series of sexual assaults in the Yonge and Eglinton area.  The string of 4 incidents happened earlier this month. In all cases, the victims were teenage girls and targeted in crowded areas.  Francois Lesieur, 32, faces 4 sexual assault charges.  (Toronto Star)

 

15 months house arrest

LONGUEUIL - Carole Thomas who pleaded guilty to making up a story about being raped was sentenced to 15 months, to be served in the community.  She went to the media, claiming that police were not taking her rape claims seriously.   (CTV) 

 

Too drunk

TORONTO - Moazzam Tariq, 29, was convicted of sexually assaulting the woman in July 2015.  Justice Mara Greene ruled the victim 'was completely out of it' and therefore 'lacked the cognitive capacity to consent.'   (Sun Media) 

 

Bad training standards

WASHINGTON - A taskforce of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) found that workplace initiatives targeting harassment are generally focused on avoiding legal liability instead of stopping misconduct.  (Guardian UK)   REPORT:   Rebooting workplace harassment prevention 

 

Sexual assault

TORONTO - According to investigators, between 2006 and 2011, Jose Colindres, a 64-year-old pastor, who was working at an Evangelical Christian Congregation in the City of Toronto, allegedly sexually assaulted a 47-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl, who were both parishioners at the church.  (CP24)

 

Driving instructor charged

TORONTO - A Toronto driving instructor is facing charges after police say a female student was allegedly sexually assaulted during lessons this summer.  Samuel Dixon, 64, is facing 2 counts of sexual assault.   (CTV)   MORE:   Charges  

 

Sexual misconduct

OTTAWA - Chief of Defence Staff Gen Jonathan Vance released the latest progress report on the Canadian Armed Forces' efforts to address 'inappropriate sexual behaviour' after a former Supreme Court judge concluded in late 2015 that sexual misconduct was 'endemic' in the military.  (CTV) 

  

France makes it illegal to pay for sex

PARIS - The move makes France one of only a handful of European countries to follow the Nordic model of criminalizing consumers rather than sex workers. These include Norway and Iceland.   (Guardian UK) 

 

8 years

VICTORIA - A man who violently sexually assaulted a young woman on Galloping Goose trail and then tracked her online as she tried to recover has been sentenced to 8 years in jail.  Bradley Michael Muscat, 21, was sentenced after pleading guilty to the brutal crime, as well as a violent attack on a woman in Surrey 2 months later.  (CTV)

   

Guilty plea

WINNIPEG - Justin Hudson, 21, has pleaded guilty to 2 counts of aggravated sexual assault - for separate attacks on an indigenous teenager and a 23-year-old woman on the same night - that took place in Nov 2014.   (CBC)    MORE:   Guilty plea  

  

Canadian gets 10+ years

MIAMI - Rene Roberge of Sherbrooke, QC has been sentenced to more than 10 years in US prison after admitting he traveled to Florida to have sex with someone he believed was an underage boy.   (NBC)   MORE:   Sentenced  

    

Charges dropped

EDMONTON - The charges against Lieutenant-Colonel Mason Stalker were dropped.   (CTV)  PREVIOUS:   Officer facing charges   Facing sex charges  

17 years

WINNIPEG - Robert McKay, who was 17 at the time of the random attacks on a teen and a woman in Nov 2014, was sentenced as an adult Wednesday after pleading guilty to aggravated sexual assault last year.   (CBC) 

  

Canadian kidnapped

NORRIS - An Alberta woman was held against her will and sexually assaulted over the course of 5 days in a South Carolina trailer after being lured with the promise of a lucrative modelling gig.  Fred Russell Urey, who presented himself as a photographer in need of a model, said he would pay the woman $15,000 and covered her flight into Atlanta on May 18.  (CBC) 

 

Re-arrested

TORONTO - Najeeb Saad was re-arrested May 17 and charged with an additional 14 offences.  Saad was arrested and charged in March 2016 with sexual interference, sexual assault and luring a child under the age of 16.  (Global)  MORE:   More charges

 

15 years

OTTAWA - The former Ottawa Mountie who restrained, sexually abused and tortured his young son in the basement of their family home was sentenced to 15 years in prison.   (CBC)   MORE:   I have caused so much evil   Stepmother gets 3 years

 

Not guilty

CALGARY - Alexander Wagar, 29, was acquitted in 2014 by Judge Robin Camp, who ruled Wagar was a more credible witness than the 19-year-old woman who made the allegation. The Alberta Court of Appeal overturned the acquittal and ordered a new trial.  (CP)

 

Man pleads guilty

VANCOUVER - Paul Schipfe has pleaded guilty to several charges in the case of a 16-year-old girl who was tied up, beaten and sexually assaulted during a two-day ordeal in 2014.  The Crown alleges that Schipfel's common-law wife, Grace Davies, participated in the attack. Davies is being tried separately.   (CTV)   MORE:   15 years

  

15 years

GATINEAU - Jacques Lesage, a 79-year-old Val-des-Monts, QC, man convicted of sexually abusing 2 of his daughters for years and fathering 3 children with one of them has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.   (CBC)  

   

There a law against that

OTTAWA - The Liberal government will introduce legislation to repeal a Criminal Code provision on anal intercourse.  (CP)  RELATED:   Arrests won't deter park sex 

 

Cost of spin

HALIFAX - It's been just over two years since a group of male students at Dalhousie University's School of Dentistry were found posting misogynistic comments online about female classmates. The university spent hundreds of thousands of dollars dealing with the fallout.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Chronicle Herald: DAL dentistry scandal  

 

Making her case

In 2014, 74-year-old Isabelle Raycroft accused her husband of sexual assault. But when the trial took a bizarre turn, she lost hope for justice. So Isabelle decided to follow the lead of women in the Jian Ghomeshi and Stanford rapist cases - and go public.   (CBC)

 

6 years

ATIKAMEKW - The former police chief of an Atikamekw community was sentenced Tuesday to 6 years in prison for sexually assaulting 5 women over a 40-year period.  Jean-Paul Neashish, who headed the Wemotaci FN police force in the 1970s and 1980s, was found guilty in Dec on 10 counts of sexual  who headed the Wemotaci First Nation police force in the 1970s and 1980s, was found guilty in Dec.  (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Victims speak out 

 

Effort to destroy the porn industry fails

LOS ANGELES - 'These regulations were based in stigma rather than science, and would have severely hurt adult performers,' said Eric Paul Leue.  (Guardian UK)  PREVIOUS:   OSHSB board   Proposed state standard section 5193.1  .pdf

 

7 family members charged

LONGUEUIL - 7 men are accused of sexually abusing members of their own family from 1957 to 1976.  (CBC)   MORE:   7 brothers charged   7 charged   

 

Men accused

VANCOUVER - Special Victims Unit started investigating allegations that 2 adults were having sex with young teenagers last August, and the probe has resulted in charges against Shahin Bouziane, 20, and Brodie Clements, 23.   (CTV)

 

Charged with sex assault

CALGARY - A teen's mother went to police in January 2014 and an investigations was launched, uncovering 6 other alleged victims.  As a result, charges were brought this week against Philip Heerema, 52, who's held various positions with the Young Canadians over the past 36 years.  (CTV)   MORE:   Man charged 

 

Charged with sexual assault

TORONTO - Police said that in 1977 David Norton was an Anglican priest at St. Andrew's Anglican Church in the Chippewa of the Thames First Nations reserve.  (Global) 

 

Harassment lawsuit

TORONTO - An alleged history of flirtatious greetings that escalated into unwanted hugs, sexually tinged remarks and public humiliation at the hands of David Peterson is outlined in a statement of claim Ximena Morris, 34, filed with the Ontario Superior Court.  (Globe & Mail)   MORE:   Sued for sexual harassment   David Peterson

       

Charged

VANCOUVER - Nathaniel David Jessup, 28, has been charged with two counts of assault and one count of forcible confinement.  Jessup was arrested after another attempted abduction of a young girl in Stanley Park.  (Global)  MORE:   Charged    VPD   Attempted abduction   

 

Charged found dead

CODETTE - Thomas Donald Mark, 72, was found deceased in his home in Codette, SK.    (CTV)

Violent criminal record

VANCOUVER - Caleb Heaton, the man charged with a brutal sexual assault on a woman in Vancouver's Strathcona neighbourhood has at least 40 criminal convictions in Ontario.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:   Stranger attack   Good Samaritan hailed as hero    

Court rejects extradition

KRAKOW - A court has ruled against a US request to extradite film director Roman Polanski for having had sex with a 13-year-old girl there in the 1970s.  (BBC)   PREVIOUS:   Polanski sexual abuse case    Roman Polanski  

   

Conditional discharge

VANCOUVER - A young man, who posted on Facebook pornographic photographs taken during a rave in Pitt Meadows, will not have a criminal record if he obeys court-ordered conditions for the next 18 months.  (Maple Ridge News)  MORE:   Sentenced   Charges dropped   Victim speaks out  

Sex assault arrests

TORONTO - A Toronto math tutor and his fiancee were arrested in connection with a case of gang sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl last year.  Kevin Chan, 32, and Kayla Drumonde, 23, have each been charged.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:   Gang sexual assault   Charged   

Exit strategy 'over-subscribed'

ESQUIMALT - There are more groups than money available for the government's proposed $20M plan to get sex workers out of the industry.  The plan is an off-shoot of the government's Bill C-36, which became law last year and makes it an offence to buy sexual services or communicate for that purpose. (CP)

NOW to defy ad ban

Criminalization of sex 2.0

ON may fire first shot at law

Law criminalizes men  

Not to enforce growing  

Smother with bureaucracy 

Bill's fate unclear

Everything you need to know

Treated as hostile witnesses

NIMBY

Workers don't like 'Nordic model'

Prostitution bill 'archaic' 

Unconstitutional

2013 SCC 72

Canada dropped the ball

Law a failure on all counts

Call for repeal

Bill a failure on all counts

Survey misses mark    

My work should not cost me my life  .pdf

Model of what not to do

No longer prosecuted

Bill a failure  

Bill needs more thought  

Bedford v Canada

Prostitution laws unconstitutional

SCC strikes prostitution laws

Prostitution laws struck down

Prostitution ruling reaction

'Consenting adults'

Prostitution and liberty

Prostitution related charges drop

SCC rules sex workers have right

Sex workers win bid for challenge

John sweeps on hold

Decision won’t stop exploitation

Court allows brothels

Workers can avoid harm

Prostitution in Canada

Sex trade to stay in shadows

Should Gov define sex?

New rules on prostitution

'Woefully inadequate'

60 witnesses    

Bill is constitutional

Bill about winning votes

Judges critical of fed's claims

Judge overturns brothel ban

Report too 'harmful'

2012 ONCA 186

Sin taxes

Government underworld in cahoots

Sex workers set to challenge

Sex trade concerns

Students kept from school

TORONTO - Parents in one Toronto community have made good on their threat to keep their children at home on the first day of school to protest the province's new sex-ed curriculum, which they say is not age appropriate.  (CTV)

Schools vandalized

Porn should be part of sex education

Myths and facts

Revamped curriculum released

Health and physical education   .pdf

Limits of accommodation

Opinion

Extremism   

Ordered to destroy videos

VANCOUVER - The Surrey Creep Catchers, a controversial group of vigilante pedophile hunters, have been ordered to destroy all videos and 'stop collecting, using and disclosing' the personal information of two individuals caught up in their sting operations.  Ryan LaForge, the organization's president, has indicated that he doesn't intend to comply. 'I told them to go f*** themselves.'   (Vancouver Sun)

2017 BCIPC 38 

Creep catcher says warrant issued for his arrest 

Creep catchers target arrested

Man assaulted in sting arrested 

Charged after sting

Charged with child luring

Principal charged

Accused 

Creep says it's caught a school principal

SK Creep Catcher charged

Another Creep Catchers lawsuit

Sued for defamation   

Creep busters ambush

 Charged with assault

Assault charges

Creep catchers use force

Mountie eager for court

Charged

RCMP officer charged 

End doesn't justify the means   

She baited him

Wrong officer named

Creep catchers

Videos and infor on Facebook

Creep catcher threats

Vigilantes under fire over death of woman in video

Creep Catchers Surrey   

   

Man's life in ruins 

Mike Kydd is the poor man's Steven Galloway - not a famous author; not a professor-cum-department head, but rather a lowly, un-tenured instructor; not particularly powerful.  Yet Kydd and Galloway both have been brought to ruin by adult female contemporaries and former students with whom the men had a consensual sexual relationship that then retrospectively morphed into misconduct complaints against them.   (PostMedia) 

Improbable five

Found not guilty

Not guilty

Not guilty

Acquitted

Treating women like victims is not the answer

Trial enters new territory

Crown could not have avoided trial woes

Importance of digital debris to trials

End of trial summary

Jian Ghomeshi

Stating the obvious  

More charges

Charge dropped 

Charged

Police now probing 3 complaints

Accused of fondling

Ghomeshi hires lawyer

How he got away with it  

Scandal so far

CBC decision to fire

Dumped by PR firm

Criminal investigation

Why do victims stay silent   

Victims lack confidence in system

Sexual assault calls rise

Why I can't remain silent

Standard of proof is to be difficult

3 new charges

Could be misunderstanding

OTTAWA - The MP who spoke to Trudeau has since spoken to several media outlets on condition of anonymity, explaining that she went to Pacetti's hotel room for a nightcap in March after a social outing, after which he had sex with her 'without explicit consent.'   (National Post) 

Scott Andrews

Massimo Pacetti

Harassment allegations

Andrews accused of groping

Allegations kept secret

No process in place    

Court overrules acquittals

JAKARTA - Indonesia's Supreme Court has overruled the acquittals of 2 teachers, Neil Bantleman and Ferdinant Tjiong, on charges they sexually abused 3 children at a prestigious international school, and ordered longer prison terms for them.   (AP) 

Conviction upheld

Acquittal overturned

Suspicions of irregularities in Court's decision

Canadian surrenders to authorities

Bantleman to appeal

Corruption in Indonesia's justice system    

Corruption in Indonesia 

Conviction overturned

Overturned

Educators finally free

Rigged verdict?

Inconsistent testimonies

Appeal

Found guilty  

Canadian accused  

Trial hears from victim

Another alleged victim testifies

Concern over case

Alleged abuse victim testifies

Verdicts come under fire

Jakarta Intercultural School

Law of Indonesia

Mistrial

NORRISTOWN - Prosecutors say they will retry Bill Cosby after a judge was forced to declare a mistrial in his sexual assault case because of a deadlocked jury.  Jurors spent 6 days and more than 50 hours deliberating on whether the 79-year-old drugged and assaulted Canadian Andrea Constand, a Temple University employee, in 2004.  (CBC)

Judge declares mistrial  

Order to stand trial

Cosby to stand trial

Cosby win

Another legal victory for Cosby

Judge tosses defamation case 

Sues accusers

Charged

Bill Cosby  

Cosby sexual assault allegations

Cosby's accusers

35 accusers  

Counter-suing

We can't be disappeared 

Police investigating abuse claim 

Cosby accused in lawsuit

Accusers face legal limits

Crosby won't address allegations

19 accusers

Timeline of abuse claims

Arrest warrant issued

Cosby charged

Consent amid pills to be key

Deposition of wife kept under seal    

Denies allegations

PALM BEACH - Queen Elizabeth's son, Andrew Edward, the Duke of York, is denying allegations made in a lawsuit filed in Florida that he repeatedly had sex with an underage girl.   (AP)  

Holliday with sex offender

'Jane Doe' v. Jeffrey Epstein

UK prince named in lawsuit

Prince and the paedophile

Palace issues 2nd denial

But is she telling the truth?

New legal bid

Prince Andrew

Jeffrey Epstein

Serious failing at BBC

LONDON - Serious failings at the BBC allowed Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall to sexually abuse nearly 100 people without detection for decades, according to two damning reports, which insisted that the corporation still had lessons to learn from the affair.  (Guardian UK)

Janet Smith review  

'Hide in plain sight'

Report into his activities

Gary Glitter

16 years  

Schoolgirl abuse case    

Gary Glitter arrested   

Jimmy Savile

Stuart Hall

Savile sexual abuse scandal 

Reign of abuse

Savile NHS hospitals report   

Admin costs

NatWest

Shocking truth revealed

Decades of abuse revealed

Victims told lawyers would make mincemeat of their claim  

300 alleged victims

Operation Yewtree  

Suspect dies

VANCOUVER - The BC Coroners confirmed that David Singh Tucker, 28, died at the Surrey Pretrial Services Centre late on July 24 and was found by staff early July 25.  Tucker and Yuan Zhi Gao, 23, the co-accused in the case, were both charged in May.   (CBC)  

Suspect found dead

2 facing charges

Beaten and raped

Woman violently assaulted

Rape it was

Guilty

I didn't win the rape lottery

Support worker accused

Manhunt underway 

4th sexual assault

Another UBC sex assault  

Charges laid

Van caught on tape  

RCMP suspect

RCMP release sketch

UBC shouldn't fear cameras 

New charges

TORONTO -  Gordon Stuckless, 67, is accused of sexually assaulting 3 boys more than 30 years ago.  (CP) 

Arrested again 

Accused arrested again

Convicted facing more charges 

6.5 years 

Sentenced

Guilty on 2 more counts

Abuser pleads guilty

Guilty plea to 100 charges

New batch of charges

More new charges

Children freed

ZAMORA - Officers raided a group home in the western state of Michoacan and rescued 458 children who were forced to beg for money and suffered sexual abuse while being against their will in filthy conditions.   (AP)

Owner of home freed

Abused children rescued

Great Family group home raided

Rescued from center  

11 years

BRIDGEWATER - David James LeBlanc, 48, who kidnapped a teenage boy from the streets of Halifax and held him against his will in a cabin for a week where he repeatedly sexually assaulted him was sentenced to 11 years in prison.  (CTV)   

Sex offender gets 11-years     

2 years

Case for minimum sentences

Guilty verdict

Guilty plea

LeBlanc pleads guilty 

More charges

Suspect's body found

Body found

Suspect arrested

Arrested

Search continues

How manhunts work 

Guilty  

Found guilty

SEATTLE - Michael Shawn Stanley, a sex offender who fled Canada more than 2 years ago has been found guilty of breaking into the home of a Seattle woman, 70, and raping her.  CBC)   MORE:   Convicted     Sex offender arrested   Arrested 

Charged with sexual assault

TORONTO - Donald Ford, 51, an employee of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) has been charged in connection with alleged sexual assaults in or near the union's head office in North York.  (CTV)    MORE:   OPSEU fires employee

   

Suspect arrested

MONTREAL - Brennan Wayne Guigue, 45, was accused of assaulting a woman close to midnight on Nov 6 in downtown Toronto.  (Global)    MORE:   Suspect nabbed   Arrested in Montreal

15 years

SASKATOON - A man who drugged and raped his victims - and videotaped himself doing it - is going to prison.  Michael John Slough received a 15 and a half year sentence.  (CBC)    MORE:   Sentenced  

   

13 years

VANCOUVER - Stephen Thomas Morse, 43, pleaded guilty to a violent assault of a South Surrey senior has been sentenced to 13 years in prison.  The charges stem from an incident in Aug 2015.   (CTV)   PREVIOUS:   Charged   Sex assault charge   Senior assaulted   Victim feeling stronger every day   

More charges

TORONTO - 6 additional charges have been laid against a personal support worker accused of sexually assaulting a 95-year-old man.  Police arrested Danilo Alcala, 61, on July 16. (Toronto Star)   PREVIOUS:   Senior sexually assaulted   

Acid attack sentence

MONTREAL - Nikolas Stefanatos has been sentenced to 57 months in prison for tossing acid in the face of Tanya St-Arnauld.  (CTV)   MORE:   Sentenced   Guilty plea   Pleads guilty    

Therapist charged

TORONTO - A registered massage therapist has been charged following a sexual assault at a Queen Street massage clinic.  Abdulaziz Albekairi, 42, has been charged with sexual assault.  (CTV)

Accused surrenders

TORONTO - Over the past year, a man allegedly lured teenage girls between the age of 13 and 14 to send explicit photos and videos to him on Facebook.  Brandon Walker, 24, turned himself in to police on July 7.  (Toronto Star)    MORE:   Child luring    Arrest

 More potential victims

KAITAIA - Michael Harris, 56, was charged with harming 16 victims, all men aged between 18 and 25 years old.  The offenses allegedly took place at the Main Street Lodge in the town of Kaitaia.  (BBC)    MORE:   Tourist sex attacks    Backpackers call police  

Accused

MONTREAL - A ninth woman has accused former Team Canada ski coach Bertrand Charest of sexually assaulting her when she was between the ages of 12 and 19.  (CP)   MORE:   9th alleged victim 

Brothers plead guilty

CALGARY - Corey and Cody Manyshots each pleaded guilty to sexual assault, kidnapping, robbery and uttering threats.  (CBC) PREVIOUS:    2 brothers charged   Sexual assault   Teen abducted     

Cold case arrest

CALGARY - A Canada-wide warrant was issued for the arrest of William James Brookshaw, 40, of Fort Saint John, BC.  (CTV)

Cold case arrest

CALGARY - Wayne Howard Bernard, 53, has been arrested in Kingston, ON, after a lengthy standoff.   (CTV) 

Cold case reward

TORONTO - DNA evidence and 2 composite sketches of a suspect have police hoping they can crack two cold cases in 2 different cities.  (CTV) 

Charged with sexual assault

THUNDER BAY - Gary Bruce Lamont faces 8 charges including forcible confinement, sexual assault and uttering threats of bodily harm.  (CBC) 

Convicted

OTTAWA - Retired petty officer James Wilks will now face sentencing on 25 sexual assault and breach of trust charges involving 16 women over 6 years.  (CBC)  

 Adult sentence

OTTAWA - Kailey Oliver-Machado was given credit for time she's already served in pre-sentence custody, meaning she will only serve another 2 years and 325 days.  (CBC)  

Beaten and raped

VANCOUVER - A 25-year-old woman who thought she was getting into a taxi was instead driven away, severely beaten and then raped.   (CTV)   MORE:    Woman violently assaulted   Van caught on tape  

Review prompts changes

CALGARY - Alberta’s Criminal Justice Division has finished a review of a sexual assault case that was stayed after it took too long to go to trial and has released recommendations to ensure all cases reach trial.   (CTV)  REPORT:   Injecting a sense of urgency  

Sex assault charge

PETERBOROUGH - A 13-year-old boy is facing charges after police in Peterborough allege a female teacher was choked and sexually assaulted at school.    (CP) 

Sex sting

HALIFAX - Pierre ‘Rick’ Joseph Simon, a prominent NS aboriginal leader is one of 5 men caught up in an underage sex sting in Halifax.    (CTV)  MORE:   Child luring sting operation

Abused spouse acquitted

FORT ST JOHN  - BC Supreme Court Justice Elliott Myers says Crown prosecutors failed to prove Ayelech Ejigu wasn't motivated by self defence when she attacked Yadeta Kareba, her husband in their Fort St. John, BC, home on June 2, 2010.   (CBC)

Guilty plea

VICTORIA - Cameron Delacroix, a former outreach worker who provided drugs in exchange for sex with two 17-year-old girls has pleaded guilty to 3 criminal charges.   (CBC)   PREVIOUS:  Outreach worker charged

'Horrific sexual assault'

PRINCE GEORGE - 6 people in BC including 4 youths have been arrested in connection with what RCMP are calling a "horrific sexual assault" on a young male who police believe was lured to a Prince George apartment.  (CBC)

Arranged marriage case

EDMONTON - Police allege that Muhammed Rafi, 53, and Najma Khokhar, 63,  locked up their 21-year-old daughter in their south Edmonton home last February after she refused to go along with an arranged marriage.  (CBC)

9 years

REGINA - An HIV-positive man has been sentenced to 9 years in prison for choking a woman until she was unconscious and then sexually assaulting her.  Kenton Desjarlais, 26, had earlier pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual assault.   (CP)  

We owe her a debt of gratitude 

11 years

Guilty of attempted murder

Man guilty

AIDS group angry over verdict

Not guilty

HIV man cleared

Victims sought

'Sextortion photos'

TEMECULA - A college student was arrested for allegedly hijacking the webcams of young women, taking nude images, then blackmailing his victims to send him more explicit material or else be exposed. (CNN)  MORE:   Irish teen forced to strip online   Keep privates private  

Allegations

Police on Vancouver Island are reaching out to actress Pamela Anderson, after the BC-born Hollywood star recently alleged she was raped and sexually molested in childhood.  (CBC)   MORE:   Anderson speaks about being sexually assaulted   Pamela Anderson

Sexual assault

GATINEAU - A hospital employee is facing criminal charges after a 99-year-old patient was sexually assaulted.  Yves Laplante has been charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation.  (CP)

Super hero sting

VANCOUVER - A group of BC teens and young adults who dressed as super heroes to target Internet predators has seen their efforts pay off after charges were laid against 3 men.   (CTV)   MORE:   3 charged

Foreign workers ban

OTTAWA - Under the new measures, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada will issue negative Labour Market Opinions for all applications from employers linked to the sex trade. (CTV)

Sex workers join registry

REGINA - Saskatoon sex workers are volunteering their personal details to a first-of-its-kind registry in that police officers will be able to use when investigating unidentified murder victims.  (QMI)

Jail for foster parents

PICTON - A Bloomfield, Ont., couple who turned their home into a “sexual cult” while fostering 25 teenagers over the course of 3 years will spend a total of 7 years in prison.  (QMI)

2 years

OSHAWA - Robert White, 45, pleaded guilty last month to break and enter with intent to commit an indictable offence. PREVIOUS:   Dungeon builder   Farmhouse dungeon mystery

More charges

KENORA - Ralph Rowe, 72, is charged with 5 counts of sexual assault and two counts of indecent assault.   (CBC)

Impersonating cop

TORONTO - 44-year-old Carlos Raffo was arrested and charged with impersonating a police officer and extortion.   (CTV)

Sex assault allegations

CHARLOTTETOWN - When the PEI businessman arrived at the group home in Charlottetown to pick up his daughter, two RCMP officers were waiting for him.  The Mounties handcuffed him, saying she had accused him of sexually assaulting her.  She has severe autism, is virtually non-verbal and has the intellectual capacity of a 2-year-old.  Independent psychological testing found she was incapable of making the allegations attributed to her. (CP)

Public mischief

False claim arrest

False accusations

Accused calls for accountability

Teacher cleared

Teacher cleared

Teachers on trial 

Sex attack a lie

Military officer charged     

CFB VALCARTIER - Lt.-Col. Martin Bernier - the former commander of the 2nd Canadian Division Training Centre at 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier - faces 2 charges of sexual assault and 2 charges of harassment.  (CP)

 

Officer relieved of his duties  

Military officer charged

New charges 

Luring arrest

CALGARY - Jeremy Wayne Broecker, 31, who also goes by the name of Dominic Brooker, has been charged with one count each of procuring a person to become a prostitute, living off the avails of prostitution, extortion, and obstruction.   (CTV)   

12+ years

EDMONTON - Shannon Bradford Dixon pleaded guilty to 11 charges.  He will serve 10½ years in prison, after the judge gave him credit for 25 months of pretrial custody.  (CBC)   MORE:   Sentenced   Man allegedly victimized women   Victims sought 

SCC defines bestiality

OTTAWA - Canada's bestiality law only bans sexual acts that involve penetration, the country's Supreme Court ruled.   (Reuters)   JUDGMENT:   2016 SCC 22   Court defines crime of bestiality   Bestiality charge   Probation 

Mistrial

TORONTO - A “physical” assault is not the same as a “sexual” assault. Touching “between legs” is not the same as touching the “genital area.” And “a couple of weeks” is definitely not “two days.   (Toronto Star)

Charges dismissed

PARIS - French investigating magistrates have dismissed charges against 2 elite officers who were sensationally accused of raping a Canadian tourist at Paris police headquarters in 2014.  (AFP)   

Canadian woman speaks out
2 officers charged
BRI
2 charged
Cops probed
Officers detained 

Staff fired

FREDERICTON - 11 care home workers in NB have been fired or left their jobs over the past two years after various violations were found including inappropriate sexual conduct.    (CP)

Sex assault probe

TORONTO -  Mohammad Masroor, 48, of Toronto, faces 13 charges in relation to alleged offences committed between Nov. 1 2008 and July 28, 2011.  (CTV)  MORE:  Imam charged

Man jailed

EDMONTON - Abdikarim Mohamed Firin, 31, was handed a nearly 6-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to aggravated sexual assault.  (QMI)

Arrest

VANCOUVER - 12 sex-related charges have been laid against Shalendra Kumar Sharma, 43, of Surrey in connection with 4 cases.  (QMI)

Senior abuse investigated

MONDAY - On the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Marguerite Blais revealed that investigators are probing allegations that the owner of a private seniors' home has been sexually abusing some of its female residents.  RELATED: Police use technology in elder abuse cases    

Serial rapist

KAMLOOPS -   Mounties confirmed that Jack Samuel Froese has been charged with six counts, including uttering threats, aggravated assault with a weapon, sexual assault and kidnapping.   (CTV) MORE:  Abduction charges  

Russell Kirkpatrick dangerous offender

TORONTO - Justice John McMahon declared Russell Kirkpatrick, 48, a dangerous offender and gave him an 'indeterminate' sentence with no statutory release date. (QMI)

John Greene - dangerous offender

David Wesley Bobbitt - dangerous offender

Sentenced to jail indefinitely

Anthony Clark - dangerous offender

Dennis Lewis - dangerous offender

Cory Bitternose - dangerous offender

Jody Robinson - dangerous offender 

911 call linked  

LaFortune speaks   

Dangerous offender

Dangerous offender

Dustin Paxton - dangerous offender

Dustin Paxton

Convicted a dangerous offender 

Dustin Paxton trial   

Guilty of sexual assault

Alleged torturer's criminal journey

Details emerge

Possible torture

Stanley Tippett - dangerous offender

Convicted 'predator'

Canadian guilty of rape

NEW YORK -  Mustapha Ouanes, who worked for the Saudi royal family and traveled to New York as part of a prince’s entourage, faces up to 25 years in prison when he is sentenced March 16.  (NY Daily News) 

 

Man convicted of rape  

Canadian convicted of rape  

2 views of a prince's wealth

 

Appeal denied

CALGARY - The Supreme Court of Canada has shut the door on a psychiatrist's request to appeal three convictions for sexually assaulting his court-appointed patients.  Dr. Aubrey Levin of Calgary was found guilty by a jury in January 2013 and was sentenced to 5 years in prison.  (CBC)

Jury results

Wife accused

International & public banned

Aubrey Levin 

Psychiatrist faces charges

29 more come forward

18 years

MONCTON - Romeo Cormier was sentenced to 18 years for abducting a New Brunswick woman, sexually assaulting her and keeping her captive for nearly a month.   (CTV)  

Guilty   

Murder plot defence  

Nobody heard calls for help    

'You're with the devil now'  

Human trafficking charges

OTTAWA - Tyler Floyd, 30, has been charged with forcible confinement and assault.  Amanda Mailloux, 28, is facing a long list of charges.   Police believe there may be more victims.  (CTV) 

Missing girl found  

32 people charged

5th edition of Operation Northern Spotlight concludes

Sentenced  

23 years

Man who pimped teens sentenced

23 years  

Sentence longer than crown sought 

Teen guilty

29 clients

4th girl

New charges

Charges in teen prostitution

Garden of Truth   .pdf   

8 charged in trafficking probe

Project helps sex-trade workers

Teens' pimp got rich  

No evidence

Sold on ships   

The Game

Pimp interviewed

Cases hard to prove 

Man and girl face charges

Teen girl charged 

8 years

Sentenced

Human trafficking

Sentenced 

3 arrested

Human trafficking probe

Human trafficking charges

Human trafficking case

3 charged

Human trafficking report

US Trafficking in Persons 2014

Woman charged     

Human trafficking case

2 teens plead guilty

'They were so brave' 

3 plea not guilty

Human trafficking charges

Agency tried to recruit her

Photos released

HALIFAX - Regional Police say the highly unusual decision to release photographs of women who may have been peeped-on has already resulted in tips.  Police aren't saying much about the investigation, including speculation it's related to the ongoing 'Sleepwatcher' case. (CTV)  MORE:  2 women found  

'Unconscious sex' ruling

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that in order for someone to exercise their legal right to refuse sexual activity, they must remain conscious throughout the entire encounter.   JUDGMENT:  2011 SCC 28    No consent in unconscious sex case   No 'advanced consent'

4 years

VANCOUVER - Former Vancouver television reporter Ron Bencze was sentenced to 4 years in prison for sexually assaulting the son of a family friend.  (CBC)  

Reporter sentenced

Guilty plea  

Charges span 10 years  

Doctors free to practice

TORONTO - Two doctors have been charged with the serious sexual assault of one woman and Toronto Police say at least two more complainants have now come forward.    (QMI)   MORE:  Doctors hire PR firm 

60 criminal convictions

WINNIPEG - Jeremy Accobee, 34, was found guilty of sexual assault causing bodily harm, forcible confinement, robbery and breach of probation in connection with the Sept. 17, 2008 attack.   (QMI) 

Sex-offender

VANCOUVER - Peter Titchener was convicted in 2008 of five counts of sexual assault for touching female patients during chiropractic treatment.  (CP)  

Guilty

VANCOUVER - A former member of the BC Lions has been found guilty of two sexual assaults.  (CP)     MORE:  Josh Boden 

Ex-aid jailed

TORONTO - “I am sorry,” Robert Meinzer, 40, said to 3 women sitting in court - one of whom he did not admit attacking.  (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Aide faces charges in sex assault

Sex extortion case

EDMONTON - Michael Joseph Jerace, 41, was handed a four-year sentence after earlier being found guilty of attempted sexual assault and unlawful confinement.   (QMI) 

Sex attack not sleepwalking

CALGARY -  Dr. Patrick Hanly, director of the Foothills Medical Centre sleep centre, said the evidence would suggest Gary Gordon Yuen, 47, was awake when he committed the attack.   (QMI) 

More charges

OTTAWA - Les Patrois, 65, who police say is known to frequent the 31 Miles Lake area, originally faced 8 charges in August 2012 covering the years 1975 to 1986.  (CBC)   MORE:   Sex related charges 

Sex assault

HAMILTON - A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a series of sexual assaults on the Central Mountain that spanned 5 months.  (CBC)

School teacher charged 

CALGARY - Police have charges Jennifer Mason, 30, with sexually assaulting a teenager who was 15 when the alleged relationship started.  (National Post)  

Male nurse charged

TORONTO - A nurse at a west-end Toronto long-term care facility has been charged with sexual assault after a 70-year-old female resident complained about an incident in her room.   Charged is Leonid Kozlov, 45.  (Toronto Star)

Not guilty

TORONTO - Pastor Jae-Kap Song was found not guilty of sexually assaulting one of his congregation members who claimed she was ordered to remove her clothing because she was invaded with evil spirits.  (Sun Media)  MORE:   Crown drops sex case against parishioners  Sex scandal publication ban

100 days for rape

CALGARY - Repeatedly raping and sodomizing a young girl in his mother's day home has landed a Calgary man 100 days in detention.    (QMI)

'Domestic' victim is police chief

BELLEVILLE - Belleville, Ont., police chief Cory McMullan says she was the victim in a "domestic incident" at her home.  (CP)

Stalker given probation

OTTAWA - A judge sentenced a 17-year-old to two years probation Monday for stalking women walking their dogs at the Conroy Pit while masked and armed with a rape kit, including a knife, condoms, sex toys and a padlock and chains.    (QMI)

Bail breach meaningless

VANCOUVER - Coquitlam parents are fuming over a judge's decision to once again grant bail to Aleksandr Plehanov, a substitute teacher charged with sexually assaulting his students, after he was arrested a second time earlier this week.  (CTV) 

8 years

TORONTO - Daniel Katsnelson, the 27-year-old man convicted of sexually assaulting two York University students on campus, has been sentenced to 8 years in prison.   (CTV)

Security guard charged

VANCOUVER - Mohammad Rafe Alsadi, 27, is charged with one count of sexual assault for alleged sex crimes against a female patient that occurred Dec. 5, 2009.  (QMI)

Life for rape

TORONTO - She survived Stalinist Russia and World War II, but the elderly woman says she suffered “a shattering brutal blow” when Michael Anderson broke into her west Toronto apartment to stab and rape her 5 years ago.    (Toronto Star)

Schoolyard sex results in charges

CALGARY - Police have charged a 16-year-old boy alleged to have had sex with a 12-year-old girl in front of onlookers in a northeast schoolyard.   (QMI)  MORE:   'Hooking up'   Young girl sexually assaulted at school

Attacker's violent past

TORONTO - Toronto Police have lingering concerns that Russell Kirkpatrick may have preyed on other women who haven't come forward yet.   (QMI)  PREVIOUS:   Suspect appears in court   Sex attack

Fighting to escape

She has been raped, beaten, robbed, tied up, manipulated, bought and sold.  A pimp told her that the world is a dark, cold place, only to find out that for her, it really is.    (QMI)

2 more years

SWIFT CURRENT - Convicted sex offender Graham James pleaded guilty to more charges involving a player who described the former junior hockey coach as his tormentor and his demon.  A joint submission from the Crown and defence called for 2 years to be added onto the 5-year sentence James is almost finished serving.   (CP)    

Graham James

More charges

Sex offender gets 2 years   

Guilty plea

Theoren Fleury 

Playing With Fire

Bureaucratic no comment

TORONTO - A 14-year-old boy facing sex charges is the sole resident of a $350,000 Mississauga group home and gets $150 a week for allowance, officials say.  The home is run by the Children's Aid Society.  (QMI)

   Foster dad facing charges

CALGARY -  Garry Prokopishin is charged with luring a child via a data device, 3 counts of obtaining or attempting to obtain sex from a person under age 18 and sexual contact with a youth by a person in authority.  (QMI)  

Guilty plea

RED DEER -  Gerard John Baumgarte pleaded guilty to kidnapping, using an imitation firearm, assault with a weapon, sexual assault, confinement and impersonating a peace officer.  (CTV)  

Judge rejects claim

EDMONTON - Justice Denny Thomas found Philip Skulnec, 30, guilty of sexual assault causing bodily harm, kidnapping, unlawful confinement and possession of a dangerous weapon.   (Sun Media)

Guilty of 3 rapes

EDMONTON - Adam Blea, 27, was convicted of raping 3 women in the downtown area, including one victim who testified against him from beyond the grave.  (QMI)   

Charges laid

BLOOMFIELD - 3 people have been charged in connection with the alleged sexual assaults of 3 girls from two separate foster homes in a SE Ontario village.    (CTV)

Serial rapist arrested

TORONTO - The Annex Rapist, a serial rapist who terrorized Toronto women in the mid-1980s, is in custody in Vancouver.  Dawson Davidson, now 45, is charged with assault and sexual assault of two women.   (QMI)  MORE:  Sex offender no threat says lawyer

Poser extorted women

OTTAWA - The Crown is seeking almost 4 more years in jail for a man who raped, beat and extorted sex and cash from terrified women who believed he was a powerful Hells Angel.  A psychiatrist concluded that Peter Guido, 31, "does impress as significantly psychopathic."  (QMI)

Exploitation scheme

OTTAWA - An 18-year-old Ottawa man is facing several charges including sexual assault and child exploitation after a seven-month police investigation uncovered an elaborate scheme that recruited teens and other young women to perform sexual acts over the Internet.  Ryan Earl McCann faces multiple charges as a result of the investigation.  (CTV)

Forced to wed

OTTAWA - Forced marriages have garnered little attention in this country. But the plight of Canadian teen Hardeep Flora, who fought her way back to Canada after contacting consulate officials in India, has suddenly cast a spotlight on a deeply hidden form of abuse.   (Toronto Star)   MORE:  Force to wed - twice   When arranged marriages go awry

Case patronizes women

REGINA - Where is the sex or the assault in the sexual assault charge to which Eric Tillman pleaded guilty?   (Toronto Star)  

GM pleads guilty  

Eric Tillman  

Absolute discharge

TORONTO - Jan Luedecke, found not criminally responsible for sexually assaulting a woman because he suffers from sexsommia will not face any restrictions on his freedom, the Ontario Review Board ruled.  (CP) 

30 months

EDMONTON - Vishva Juneja, 64, a convicted pimp who, as a driving instructor, tried to recruit prostitutes for his massage parlours has been sentenced to 30 months behind bars.  (Sun Media)   MORE:  Jail for Juneja

59 years

LOS ANGELES - Celebrity fashion designer Anand Jon Alexander was sentenced to 59 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting seven young women and girls he enticed with the promise of modeling jobs.  Alexander, 35, faces similar charges in New York and Texas.   (LA Times)

Guilty pleas

OTTAWA - A Nepean man who spent last summer looking for young girls on pathways in Ottawa's west end has admitted he's guilty of the seven sexual assaults he's charged with.   Brent McGrath, 24, has been in police custody since October.  The youngest victim was an 11-year-old girl.  (CTV)

Wife beater

EDMONTON - Marc Joseph Menard, 43, an Edmonton man who poured wine and milk on his common-law wife, hit her with a metal bar and beat her "from head to toe" was handed a two-year jail term. (Sun Media)

Guilty plea

OTTAWA - The Crown is considering a dangerous offender bid for a deaf-mute man who pleaded guilty to his 6th sexual assault.  Marc Lecuyer, 31, entered his guilty plea through a sign-language interpreter.  (Sun Media)

Suspect had 15 warrants

EDMONTON - Kyle Bowler, a 25-year-old man who was arrested for his alleged involvement in the abduction of a 16-year-old girl already had 15 outstanding warrants for his arrest.  (CTV)  

Speeding driver was watching porn

PORT HOPE - Police who pulled over a motorist on Highway 401 near Port Hope on the weekend say he was watching an X-rated movie while driving 40 km/h over the limit.  (Toronto Star)

Found dead in jail

HEADINGLEY - Richard Dow, a former Winnipeg police officer who pleaded guilty last year to multiple counts of sexual assault, was found dead inside Headingley Correctional Institute, where he was serving a16-month sentence for sexual assault and simple assault.  (CBC)

No more jail time

MONTREAL - She was stabbed in the head. She spent two months in a coma and sustained brain damage.  In September 2005, Marcia Langleib, then 52, was waiting for a metro at the Snowdon station when Peter Nidzielsky, then 27, tried to sexually assault her.  (CTV)

Sexual assault charges

VANCOUVER - A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a pair of sexual assaults that took place in New Westminster.  (CTV)

Real estate agent charged

EDMONTON - 26-year-old Oldin Yadir Maldonado has been charged with several offences.  (CTV)   MORE:  Rape rap for realtor

Woman regrets reporting assault

A Nova Scotia woman who was violently sexually assaulted by her common-law spouse says she feels the justice system made a fool of her and now she regrets taking him to court.   (CTV) 

Family violence declining

Family violence in Canada 2011

Violence against women

Violence against women 2011 

Price of spousal violence

Workplace violence toolkit

Domestic Violence in workplace

Less spousal abuse reported

Domestic violence report

Domestic violence increase

Domestic violence against men 

WHO on domestic violence

Estimates of violence against women 

Responding to violence

Justice Canada

Cost of domestic abuse

Family violence in Canada 2009  

Reports of spousal abuse down  

Bureau of Justice Statistics

Female sexual violence 1994-2010

Domestic abuse law blasted

Preventing domestic violence  .pdf

Panel members  .pdf  

Findings & recommendations .pdf

2 years

TORONTO - A former Ontario school teacher has been sentenced to 2 years in prison for her involvement in sexual encounters with her teenaged students.  In March Jaclyn McLaren, 36, pleaded guilty to multiple sex-related offences in connection with a series of incidents that occurred while she was working as a French teacher in Tweed, ON.  (CTV) 

Teacher sentenced

 Teacher says she was blackmailed   

License revoked

Mississuga teacher charged

Teacher charged  

Sexual exploitation

Teacher charged  

Retired teacher convicted

Found guilty

Sex assault charges

Teacher facing charges

30 students allegedly abused

Found guilty

Teacher found guilty

Teacher facing sex charges  

   

Released on bail

TORONTO - A pregnant teenager who was put in jail to ensure she would testify at the domestic assault trial of her boyfriend was released on bail even though the court isn't finished hearing her evidence. (Toronto Star)  

Dogma gets tripped up in the details

It's not a joke

Why teen ended up in jail

Guilty

TORONTO - Dr. George Doodnaught, an anesthesiologist accused of molesting 21 female patients during surgery was found guilty on all counts.   (CP24)    

10 years    

Righting a system

Lawyer charged with sex crimes

Rabbi sued over seduction scandal

Breaking America's favorite taboo

More adults charged

GLADSTONE - The number of adults charged with child abuse in a small Manitoba Mennonite community has grown to 13.  9 adults are facing new charges in addition to 4 people charged previously.   (CTV)  

 

Children seized

2 charged in Mennonite abuse case

Found guilty

CRANBROOK - 2 former religious leaders in BC have been found guilty of polygamy after marrying more than two dozen women over the course of 25 years.  Winston Blackmore, 60, and James Oler, 53, were convicted of practicing plural or 'celestial' marriage in the fundamentalist community of Bountiful, BC.  (CBC) 

Blackmore welcomes guilty  

Sentenced

Jail

Winston Blackmore 

Couple guilty

Polygamist couple found guilty

Trademark infringement

Church of Latter-day Saints

Tax status up to judge

Special prosecutor bails

Prosecutor steps down 

Sect members face charges

Prosecutors try again 

21 wives  

RCMP investigation

BC evidence helped Jeffs conviction

Jeffs found guilty  

Polygamists flaws 

Polygamy an issue for immigration

Get use to it

Texas had no right to remove children

Texas acted improperly

Legal question follow raid

YFZ Ranch

Jeffs gets two 5-to-life prison terms

Police officer pledged 'love' to leader

Warren Steed Jeffs

Sect leader captured in Las Vegas

Richard Peck  

Public can watch videos   

'Prepare for the worst'  

2011 BCSC 1588  

Polygamy laws upheld

Life  

Raiding the Polygamists

Utah cases challenge polygamy laws

FLDS Temple

FLDS secrets

Homa Arjomand

Sharia

Cult: religious practice

Utah court hears of polygamous judge

The kiss of Jeffs

7 years

KATHMANDU - Former Nova Scotia businessman Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh will spend the next 7 years in a Nepalese prison. The 71-year-old was found guilty on a charge of molesting a teenage boy.   (CTV)   MORE:   How 'Dateline' helped

Judge questions sentence

WINNIPEG - Garron Scott hung his head in his hands as a judge refused to accept - at least for now - a recommended 7-year prison sentence for a violent sexual assault outside a downtown shopping mall.   (Sun Media) 

Extra wives, extra benefits

TORONTO - Ontario's minister of Community and Social Services said she is "perturbed" to hear about a claim that husbands with multiple wives are "taking advantage" of welfare and social benefits in the province. 

 

UK multiple wives, multiple benefits

Ontario Family Law Act

Police make arrest in York sex attack

 

In Canada

Practitioners of female genital mutilation are believed to be entering Canada to perform the illegal procedure on girls, according to intelligence reports distributed to frontline border officers.  (Global)  

 

200 million

Female genital mutilation

Star: FGM 

   

 'Honour'

For generations now in Pakistan, they've called it 'honour' killing, carried out in the name of a family's reputation.  The killers routinely invoke Islam, but rarely can they cite anything other than their belief that Islam doesn't allow the mixing of sexes. Even Pakistan's hard-line Islamic Ideology Council, which is hardly known for speaking out to protect women, says the practice defies Islamic tenets.   (AP)

Honour killings up 70%

Honour killings

’Honour’ crime underestimated

Crimes of the Community

'Honour' crimes bring nothing but shame

Getting away with murder

Blame women for rape

DELHI - Blaming women for rape is what hundreds of millions of men here are taught to believe.  (AP)

India's daughter

India bans documentary

Court blocks film

India to act against BBC 

Victim shouldn't have fought back

Elders ordered gang rape

'Go and enjoy yourself'   

Gang-rape ordered 

Gang raped, again

Mob beats rape suspect to death

Gang rape sentences

Tourist gang raped

Danish woman gang-raped  

Don't expect help in India  

Lynch victim's body taken to home town

Spoils of war

Headman ordered rape

Arrests over 'revenge rape'

14 days in jail for accused

2012 Delhi gang rape  

'Pardoned'  

Jail for reporting rape

Danish woman gang-raped

Police closing in on suspects

Rape in India

Another gang rape

Woman 'raped by two gangs'

Rapists to die

Adults convicted

2012 Delhi gang rape case

Asia-Pacific rape survey

India jails 6 over woman's rape

Tourists raped at Turkish resort 

4-year-old rape on council orders

Qatar convicted raped woman

Qatar

Fined for being drugged and raped 

'Dubai rape'

United Arab Emirates

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Ten worst countries for women

Licence to lie for Italian women

Ontario short changing women

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Nazanin Mahabad Fatehi

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